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Exclusive breastfeeding promotion by peer counsellors in sub-Saharan Africa (PROMISE-EBF): a cluster-randomised trial
BACKGROUND Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) is reported to be a life-saving intervention in low-income settings. The effect of breastfeeding counselling by peer counsellors was assessed in Africa. Expand
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Women's perceptions of iron deficiency and anemia prevention and control in eight developing countries.
The World Health Organization estimates that 58% of pregnant women in developing countries are anemic. In spite of the fact that most ministries of health in developing countries have policies toExpand
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Low and stable HIV infection rates in Senegal: natural course of the epidemic or evidence for success of prevention?
OBJECTIVES To document the level of HIV infection in Senegal and also to review evidence of the impact of efforts in prevention, developed by the National AIDS Control Programme and the CivilExpand
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Prenatal food supplementation fortified with multiple micronutrients increases birth length: a randomized controlled trial in rural Burkina Faso.
BACKGROUND Prenatal multiple micronutrient (MMN) or balanced energy and protein supplementation has a limited effect on birth size of the offspring. OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine whetherExpand
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6-month efficacy, tolerance, and acceptability of a short regimen of oral zidovudine to reduce vertical transmission of HIV in breastfed children in Côte d'Ivoire and Burkina Faso: a double-blind
BACKGROUND Zidovudine reduces the rate of vertical transmission of HIV in non-breastfed populations. We assessed the acceptability, tolerance, and 6-month efficacy of a short regimen of oralExpand
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Living with HIV: Women's experience in Burkina Faso, West Africa
Our study aimed at studying HIV-infected women's experience with sharing serostatus with their partner and their group support. A survey was carried out among 79 seropositive women involved in aExpand
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Effect of early tranexamic acid administration on mortality, hysterectomy, and other morbidities in women with post-partum haemorrhage (WOMAN): an international, randomised, double-blind,
  • Haleema Ian Bukola Rizwana Mohamed Adesina Zahida Hussein Shakur Roberts Fawole Chaudhri El-Sheikh Akintan Q, H. Shakur, +455 authors Gabriel Faye
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 27 May 2017
Summary Background Post-partum haemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide. Early administration of tranexamic acid reduces deaths due to bleeding in trauma patients. We aimed toExpand
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Effects of maternal multiple micronutrient supplementation on fetal growth: a double-blind randomized controlled trial in rural Burkina Faso.
BACKGROUND Intrauterine growth retardation is a major predictor of child health in developing countries. OBJECTIVE We tested whether providing pregnant women with the UNICEF/WHO/UNU internationalExpand
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Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso
Background: In the context of the DITRAME‐ANRS 049 research program that evaluated interventions aimed at reducing mother‐to‐child transmission of HIV (MTCT) in Bobo‐Dioulasso (Burkina Faso),Expand
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Health of women after severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso: a longitudinal study
BACKGROUND Little is known about the health of women who survive obstetric complications in poor countries. Our aim was to determine how severe obstetric complications in Burkina Faso affect a rangeExpand
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